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The Double.parseDouble method in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 23 and earlier 5.0 Update 27 and earlier and 1.4.2_29 and earlier as used in OpenJDK Apache JBossweb and other products allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted string that triggers an infinite loop of estimations during conversion to a double-precision binary floating-point number as demonstrated using 2.2250738585072012e-308.

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The Double.parseDouble method in Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Oracle Java SE and Java for Business 6 Update 23 and earlier 5.0 Update 27 and earlier and 1.4.2_29 and earlier as used in OpenJDK Apache JBossweb and other products allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted string that triggers an infinite loop of estimations during conversion to a double-precision binary floating-point number as demonstrated using 2.2250738585072012e-308.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-4476
Product(s):
  • Java Development Kit
  • Java Runtime Environment